Vegan Hemp Pesto Recipe

This vegan hemp pesto recipe is going to be a new staple in your kitchen. It even sneaks some kale into your diet. You can add nutritional yeast to get a cheesy flavour or leave it out and let the basil shine. The hemp seeds boost the omega and protein content of the pesto. Enjoy this with pasta, as a salad dressing, pizza sauce, or even as a dip!

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped kale leaves

  • ½ bunch fresh basil leaves

  • 1 x 25g packet Saint Hemp Hemp seeds

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)

  • ¼ tsp sea salt


Method

  1. To a small food processor or blender add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth.

  2. Store covered in the refrigerator up to 5 days. After that, pour into ice cube moulds, freeze, and store in the freezer up to 1 month or more.

 

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